Biscuit: Porcelain in its purest form

It feels like unpolished marble: velvety. Matt. And infinitely noble. With this most original form of porcelain, which is fired at 1,400 °C without any glaze, the trained master ceramist Stefanie Hering began her intensive dialogue with the unique material porcelain in the 1990s. To this day, biscuit and its optically and tactilely attractive contrast to glazed surfaces is the focus of her work as designer and founder of Hering Berlin. No other material would make the pure, almost sculptural forms of Stefanie Hering's dining collections look more powerful.

Stefanie Quote

STEFANIE HERING – "It takes talent, courage - and perfect craftsmanship - to prepare the finest tableware for daily use."

Objects from master craftsmen

Working with biscuits requires absolute masters of their trade. The fired porcelain is cut by hand with diamond. For the fine white-on-white "Pulse" decoration, rings in shellac are applied by hand, in order to be able to leave out the covered areas in the subsequent washing process, which is also carried out by hand. What remains is a finely tactile, minimalist pattern of unique beauty, which does not forgive a single mistake in its manufacture.

PULSE

Caffé Latte, Soup Bowl and Saucer
203_030_20S
Ø135 h85 400ml;Ø220 h45
Ø5.3" h3.3" 13.5oz Ø8.7" h1.8"

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Precious white

The finely grooved "Pulse", but also the completely purist objects of the "Velvet" collection show the unique beauty, but also the absolute mutability of dining services made of biscuit porcelain: they not only enhance festive tables, but also set signs of a restrained, lasting, but very conscious luxury at the daily dining table.

Easy-care

As delicate as it looks, biscuit porcelain is robust. As the material has no pores after firing, sauces, dressings and other liquids cannot penetrate. Biscuit is just as suitable for the microwave as for daily cleaning in the dishwasher. Stubborn dirt and any cutlery abrasion can be removed without residue with scouring powder and a dishwasher sponge.

VELVET

Coupe Plate Large
109_010_00
Ø310 h45
Ø12.2" h1.8"

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Art for use

The absolute clarity of this material also inspired Stefanie Hering to create a unique edition with porcelain plateaus. For this, the designer further developed forms from the rich historical archives of the Schwarzburger Werkstätten, which are rich in tradition. The plateaus are conceived as culinary presentation objects, but due to the matt, velvety and pure biscuit porcelain they appear like minimalist sculptures.

VELVET

Espresso Bowl
201_010_00
Ø75 h60 70ml
Ø3" h2.4" 2.4oz

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VELVET

Plateau
550_010_00
L 340mm B 240mm H 43mm
L 13.4" W 9.45" H 1.7"

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